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Age in Days
CVSS Score
Patch within next
Risk Level

5084


10.0

180 Days

Critical

 

This vulnerability is 13 years 11 months and 1 days old and there are presently no exploits available for the it. The vulnerability itself is over a year old, and while there are presently no publicly known exploits available for it, the vulnerability should be patched within the next three months.

 

Synopsis

Remote code may be run on the remote server.

 

Vulnerability Description

The remote Samba server, according to its version number, is vulnerable to a remote buffer overrun resulting from an integer overflow vulnerability.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to send to the remote host a malformed packet containing hundreds of thousands of ACLs, which would in turn cause an integer overflow resulting in a small pointer being allocated.

An attacker needs a valid account or enough credentials to exploit this flaw.

 

Solution

Upgrade to Samba 3.0.10 or later.

 

Further Information

 

CVE References

CVE-2004-1154 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails

 

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